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Vulgarise

verb
1.
Cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use.  Synonyms: generalise, generalize, popularise, popularize, vulgarize.  "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"
2.
Debase and make vulgar.  Synonym: vulgarize.
3.
Act in a vulgar manner.  Synonym: vulgarize.



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"Vulgarise" Quotes from Famous Books



... will be found that his finest effects of versification correspond with his highest achievements in imagination and passion. As a dramatic poet he is obliged to modulate and moderate, sometimes almost to vulgarise, his style and diction for the proper expression of some particular character, in whose mouth exquisite turns of phrase and delicate felicities of rhythm would be inappropriate. He will not let himself go in the way of ...
— An Introduction to the Study of Browning • Arthur Symons

... reason there will be peace: because in such a case desire and fruition go together. 'He shall give thee the desires of thine heart.' Only do not vulgarise that great promise by making it out to mean that, if we will be good, He will give us the earthly blessings which we wish. Sometimes we shall get them, and sometimes not; but our text goes far deeper than that. ...
— Expositions Of Holy Scripture - Volume I: St. Luke, Chaps. I to XII • Alexander Maclaren



Words linked to "Vulgarise" :   spread, propagate, act, vulgarisation, behave, circulate, disseminate, distribute, vulgarize, disperse, diffuse, pass around, circularise, modify, popularize, alter, generalise, vulgariser, circularize, popularise, broadcast, change, do, generalize



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